##From start to finish, Vinyl Eye is an unforgettable experience. Located on C/ Turia, you can easily spot the store emblem; a vinyl record inside an eye. Once inside, you are greeted with walls dressed in photos of street art and musicians… giving it a unique feel.
The store sells T-shirts, cloth bags, sweatshirts and more which are customizable in colour and design. Vinyl Eye is not just about the product but rather the experience. In about 5 minutes the T-shirt or bag you were imagining is made in the back of the store, complete with a photo-op in front of a backdrop and the product goes home in a record-shaped box.
Arturo Chavarría had a dream of starting a totally original store and began ‘Vinyl Eye’ in March of 2017. A Valencia native, his vision was to connect local artists to retail and ‘Vinyl Eye’ does just that by collaborating with around 70 Valencian artists including David de Limón and Disneylexya. They are striving to add new artists every 2 or 3 weeks. When a product is purchased containing an artist’s design, the artist benefits from their royalty. It is a win-win for everyone.
Chavarría’s charisma & drive for the store’s success makes all the difference. Every customer is treated as a friend and it makes a visit all the more special.
There is the possibility of expanding to larger cities such as Madrid and Barcelona but, as of now, keep an “eye” out for Vinyl Eye in Valencia.
Text by Stephanie Penn of the ’24/7 Valencia’ team
C/ Turia, 35
Zona Botánico (near Torres de Quart)
Tel: 961 47 80 33
Monday: Friday 10h -14h /17h-20.30h